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True Detective Magazine

12 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From €2,92 per issue True Detective is the world’s number one magazine of non-fiction crime stories – now available in a versatile digital edition you can read anywhere on any device.

Packed full of must-read reports on unspeakable crimes, illustrated with gobsmacking photos, it’s better than the most thrilling whodunit – because it’s 100% TRUE.

Specialising in real-life stories from the US, the UK and around the world, it brings you the most notorious homicide cases from Victorian times right up to the present. In its pages you might find the latest murder case from the UK courts, a fascinating gangster saga from the 1930s, a French crime of passion from the 1970s and a crazed cannibal killer from the former Soviet Union. All this plus regular features such as Execution USA, Crimes That Made The Headlines and Hanged In Australia.

Use this app to try the latest issue or a full year’s subscription (12 issues) and explore the dark world of crime with our expert writers as your guide. We take a lot of care over the way our stories are written – to make them clear, engrossing and above all factually correct. Never less than fascinating, True Detective might just be the best crime read you can bu

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True Detective  |  True Detective February 2022  


He was responsible for the biggest mass murder in British criminal history, yet the heinous work of John Thompson remains little known. Why? Was there a misconception that all the victims were foreign or illegal immigrants and therefore mattered less to the British public? The Scotsman was 42 years old when, on a drunken night out in central London, he decided to exact revenge after being thrown out of a club. His deadly arson attack at the Spanish Rooms in Denmark Place claimed the lives of 37 people. Yet his trial in 1981 was quickly knocked off the front pages by the Yorkshire Ripper, Peter Sutcliffe, who had finally found himself in court facing justice. Neither killer would ever taste freedom again, following their convictions at the Old Bailey. Read “Crimes That Made The Headlines – 37 Died In The Massacre That Time Forgot” for the full story.

Anyone ill enough to need treatment in hospital expects staff to be doing everything to help. Doctors and nurses, especially. Pity the poor souls, then, who crossed paths with Texas hospital nurse William Davis. Find out more in this issue’s “America’s Most Evil – Twisted Nurse Enjoyed Watching His Patients Die”.

Next, to the Channel Islands and a new case report requested by a reader: “Questions & Answers – The Last Woman Sentenced To Death On Guernsey”.


Highlights this issue include:

* Why Sex-Predator Couple Snatched And Killed Melissa
* Crimes That Made The Headlines: 37 Died In The Massacre That Time Forgot
* America’s Most Evil: Twisted Nurse Enjoyed Watching Patients Die
* Hanged In Australia: Australia’s First Serial Killer
* Execution USA
* Hanged In Wales: Florence And A Stepfather’s Secret
* How Catherine’s Showbiz Dreams Turned Into A Broadway Tragedy
* Questions & Answers: The Last Woman Sentenced To Death On Guernsey
* Murder Of A Village Bobby
True Detective is the world’s number one magazine of non-fiction crime stories – now available in a versatile digital edition you can read anywhere on any device.

Packed full of must-read reports on unspeakable crimes, illustrated with gobsmacking photos, it’s better than the most thrilling whodunit – because it’s 100% TRUE.

Specialising in real-life stories from the US, the UK and around the world, it brings you the most notorious homicide cases from Victorian times right up to the present. In its pages you might find the latest murder case from the UK courts, a fascinating gangster saga from the 1930s, a French crime of passion from the 1970s and a crazed cannibal killer from the former Soviet Union. All this plus regular features such as Execution USA, Crimes That Made The Headlines and Hanged In Australia.

Use this app to try the latest issue or a full year’s subscription (12 issues) and explore the dark world of crime with our expert writers as your guide. We take a lot of care over the way our stories are written – to make them clear, engrossing and above all factually correct. Never less than fascinating, True Detective might just be the best crime read you can buy.

* And if you like True Detective, be sure to check out the other digital magazines in the True Crime Library stable: Master Detective, True Crime and Murder Most Foul.
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True Detective

A great, well-writen publication. I love (almost) every issue... Keep up the good work! Reviewed jueves, 21 de mayo de 2020
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True Detective

fabulous magazine. Reviewed domingo, 8 de marzo de 2020

True Crime Addicts

Great mag for true crime addicts with the bonus of regular competitions to win and investigations to help solve. Reviewed jueves, 22 de noviembre de 2018

Great Read

Loving the true crime stories, great read would highly recommend! Reviewed jueves, 8 de febrero de 2018

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